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Loneliness and Health

BUSTED: 5 Myths About Loneliness After 50

Margaret Manning | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Loneliness is a taboo subject. In fact, most of us would rather admit to having an affair or carrying too much credit card debt than to admit that we are feeling lonely. I'm not sure why this is. Perhaps we see loneliness as a personal failing.

4 Ways Being Lonely Can Affect Your Health

Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Hallie Levine When you're lonely, you may look for friends in all sorts of unexpected places. At least that's the conclusion of a recent study...

4 Benefits to Loneliness

Rick McDaniel | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

God makes a home for the lonely. It is a place where he can work in us; it is a place that can be very beneficial to us. It is not a place to avoid for you are not ever alone. God will never forsake you, but he will transform you.

Loneliness vs. Solitude: Why Its Important To Remember The Difference

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Arzu Kaya Uranli

We should remember that loneliness is the pain of being alone, yet solitude is the splendor of being alone, and that to have long-lasting happiness we should remember the difference in between.

Alone

Enid Borden | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Enid Borden

Eating alone can be lonely. Loneliness can be unhealthy. Shouldn't we be encouraging a new paradigm for those older adults who have the ability to leave their homes?

The Harmful Effects Of Loneliness

Douglas LaBier | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Loneliness weakens the immune system, increases sensitivity to physical pain, and creates depression and fatigue. Moreover, it can generate inflammation throughout the body, leading to a range of health risks.

5 Causes of Loneliness

Delia Lloyd | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Amid the flurry of research on happiness these days, it's easy to lose sight of another side of adulthood: Many of us all suffer from loneliness.